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Opportunity Corner Updates - Week 11

Welcome to another update from Opportunity Corner. This week, we have carefully curated opportunities from different sectors to suit your career needs.

Check out these amazing opportunities below:


Access Bank is now accepting entries for the next cohort of its Entry Level Training Program. There are three opportunities available, which are listed as follows:

ELTP GRAD: This role requires a Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university with a minimum of Second-Class Upper Division (2:1). The available divisions include ERG (Enterprise Resource Group), CIBD (Corporate and Investment Banking Division), and CBD (Commercial Banking Division).

ELTP RETAIL: This requires a Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division (2:2). Available divisions include Retail Sales, Products, and Retail Operations.

ELTP TECH: This requires a Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division (2:2). Applicants must hold a degree in any STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) discipline or Economics. The division for this program is Technology.

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TikTok is seeking professionals for various roles in its Artist Services team. This team aims to provide comprehensive support to music creators, labels, and industry partners. The responsibilities include overseeing promotion campaigns, engaging content creators, executing digital campaigns, managing external promotional channels, and identifying trends for effective communication with the target audience. The ideal candidates should have 5-7 years of experience in digital content, influencer marketing, or the music industry, possess a strong understanding of music content and trends, exhibit stakeholder management skills, data analysis proficiency, and a commitment to inclusivity and creativity. The role offers opportunities to work in a dynamic environment that values diverse perspectives and encourages creative excellence.

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Canonical, a leading tech company, that operates in over 70 countries globally, is looking for a Senior Product Manager for their DataLab in various African countries. The role involves overseeing a team of data analysts, scientists, and project champions, engaging with partners across Africa, and driving HR processes. The role is an excellent opportunity for career progression within the People function, and the candidate should possess academic excellence, entry-level HR or People Team experience, and knowledge of employment law. The successful candidate will be part of a multinational team and contribute to prominent projects in the organization. The position offers competitive compensation, medical insurance, and growth opportunities.

Despite having operated remotely since 2004, in-person team sprints are held twice a year. A personal learning and development budget of USD 2,000 per year is allocated. An annual compensation review, recognition rewards, holiday leave, and maternity and paternity leave are also included. An Employee Assistance Programme is available, and there are opportunities for travel to meet colleagues from various locations. Additionally, a Priority Pass is offered for travel and upgrades during company events requiring long-haul travel.

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The Next Generation Resource Governance Leaders Program offers a three-month internship focusing on both theory and practical application. The aim is to provide participants with multidisciplinary intellectual growth, practical skills, and research abilities to address complex governance challenges innovatively. This program intends to cultivate a pipeline of young pan-African leaders to contribute to sustainable governance.

The initiative emphasizes structured capacity development, including leadership, career growth, and digital communication skills. Alongside technical resource governance training, interns will receive guidance on setting personal and professional goals and ethical leadership training.

ACEP invites applications for the 5th cohort of the program, which will run from September to December 2023. NextGen Leaders' responsibilities encompass contributing to policy analysis, media engagement, program planning, development support, resource mobilization, and monitoring and evaluation activities in Africa's energy and extractive policy sectors.

Eligible candidates should be young Africans with relevant academic qualifications, strong analytical skills, effective writing abilities, multitasking capabilities, and a sense of leadership. The program provides training, coaching, stipends, accommodation, and return tickets for participants. The application deadline is August 18, 2023, with an entry test and interviews for shortlisted candidates.

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Attention all photographers passionate about youth skills! UNESCO-UNEVOC's Skills in Action Photo Competition is calling for entries. If you are 18 or above and own the copyright to your photos, seize the opportunity to capture the innovative aspects of technical and vocational education and training (TVET). Applicants are to showcase how TVET equips young people (aged 15-29) with skills for the future, focusing on sustainability, digitalization, and inclusivity.

Submit high-resolution photos that adhere to guidelines, and you stand a chance to win cash prizes, gain exposure on UNESCO's platforms, and contribute to a sustainable path for good governance. The deadline is August 31, 2023. Exclusions apply to UNESCO employees and families.

Apply here


Another position is available at Team Ace Limited and it requires a Bachelor's degree, at least 3 years of work experience, and English language skills. The role involves conducting extensive mapping of an assigned region to identify potential clients, creating comprehensive account maps, responding to client inquiries and RFPs, collaborating with management on sales goals, and maintaining business development plans. Key responsibilities include researching organizations for business opportunities, maintaining a database of potential clients, having experience in the FMCG Industry bidding procedure, interacting with government ministries, developing business growth goals, attracting new contracts, arranging meetings with key officers of government organizations, creating PR strategies, delivering presentations, collaborating with other teams, and handling travel demands. The offered monthly salary is between NGN 150,000 and NGN 200,000, with negotiable terms. The position is full-time.

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The Commonwealth Secretariat is offering the position of Commonwealth Youth for Sustainable Urbanisation (CYSU) Coordinator on a remote basis, spanning twelve months from October 2023 to September 2024. The role involves facilitating the CYSU Network's activities, engagement, and coordination across the Commonwealth. The successful candidate, aged 18-29 and holding a relevant bachelor's degree, will be responsible for enhancing youth participation in sustainable urbanisation discussions, promoting partnerships, overseeing administrative aspects of the network, and managing communication strategies, including social media presence. The role requires strong project management, communication, and networking skills. This position offers a salary of GBP 1500 per quarter. Ensure to apply before the application deadline on August 27, 2023.

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YOUNGO is organizing a session to support African Youth in accelerating climate actions through financing. If you're an African Youth with a climate project in need of funding, this event is designed for you. The session aims to showcase youth-led climate projects requiring immediate funding, allowing funders to connect with project owners. The main goal is to highlight viable projects, share best practices, and identify funding needs. To be eligible, you should be a member of a youth-led climate movement or aged 18–35, have a project lasting at least 3 years, demonstrate relevant experience or provide a long-term strategy, share the project proposal and budget, and create a 2-minute engaging documentary about the project. This opportunity, hosted by YOUNGO, offers full funding and a chance to take your climate project to the next level. The deadline for expressing interest is August 15, 2023, so seize this opportunity and apply now.

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Mercy Corps Nigeria is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for a full-time, regular position in Yola, Adamawa State. The organization focuses on creating a better world through impactful solutions in over 40 countries. The DCOP role involves supporting the Chief of Party in overseeing the Rural Resilience Activity, a five-year USAID-funded program aiming to move people out of vulnerability and poverty sustainably. The DCOP will manage technical, administrative, operational, and logistical aspects, ensuring effective program coordination, implementation, and accountability. Strong leadership, strategic vision, and collaboration skills are essential. The candidate should have a master's degree in Economics or Business Administration, experience in managing large-scale livelihood and agricultural development activities, and proficiency in English. The application deadline is August 17, 2023. Female candidates are encouraged to apply, and selected applicants may be required to travel.

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MFS Africa, a leading digital payments platform in Africa, is seeking a Quality Analyst with 2-5 years of experience in automation testing. The role involves developing and executing test plans, implementing automated test scripts, identifying defects, recommending corrective actions, ensuring compliance with quality standards, and upholding the company's values. The ideal candidate should have a bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and excellent communication abilities. MFS Africa offers a diverse work environment, flexible remote working, a competitive salary package, and opportunities to contribute to impactful fintech solutions in Africa. The position is contract-based and can be located in Kenya or Nigeria.

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Just Futures Law is a woman-of-colour-led immigration legal project focused on defending and empowering activists, organizers, and community groups working against deportation and mass incarceration systems. They develop legal and advocacy strategies to disrupt criminalization and deportation, litigate cases in alignment with organizing efforts, and provide a platform for lawyers and legal workers to collaborate with affected communities to dismantle oppressive systems. Their work includes researching tech corporations' roles in mass deportation, representing incarcerated individuals, and suing entities involved in unlawful surveillance.

They are offering a remote law student internship for Fall 2023, involving legal research, writing projects, and support for grassroots and national campaigns focused on technology-driven immigration enforcement and local policing. The internship requires 10-15 hours per week and offers a stipend of up to $1,500. This internship is open to students with strong legal research and writing skills, a commitment to racial and immigrant rights, and preferably some knowledge of immigration law. The application process involves submitting a cover letter, resume, and writing sample by email. The internship is remote.

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A senior sales engineer position is open at a technical and engineering servicing company located in Ikeja, Lagos. The role involves identifying new prospects, maintaining client relationships, and creating technical deliverables to uncover opportunities. Responsibilities include achieving sales goals, supporting technical and engineering teams, preparing proposals and presentations, providing pre-sales and post-sales support, and meeting sales targets. The requirements include a Bachelor's or HND degree in electrical/mechanical engineering or a business field, a minimum of 6 years in sales with at least 3 years in engineering, and relevant sales experience. The monthly salary is between NGN 250,000 and NGN 350,000.

Apply here


Reddit is a platform where people can engage with various communities based on their interests and passions. With over 50 million daily active users, Reddit aims to foster open and authentic conversations.

The role of a Community Manager at Reddit is based in San Francisco, but it is remote-friendly. The Community Manager is responsible for managing discussions and topics related to the Collectible Avatar program, partnering with various teams to engage and retain Reddit audiences. The role involves sourcing new artists for the Avatar program, managing the existing and new creators, overseeing their needs, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to implement community-led strategies that enhance Reddit's user experience. Key responsibilities include promoting the Collectible Avatar program, executing social media and editorial plans, highlighting Avatar Creators' stories, tracking fan sentiment, fostering communication with communities, and contributing thought leadership to engage relevant audiences effectively. The role contributes to maintaining a healthy community landscape and ensuring the success of the Avatar Program.

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